Province of Batangas

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
Barangay count15
Postal code4233
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)33.00 km2
(12.74 sq. mi)
Population (2015)56,270
Density (2015)1,705 per km2
(4,417 per sq. mi)
Coordinates14° 3' North, 121° 9' East
(14.0542 ° N, 121.1548 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
202.6 meters
(664.6 feet)
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Malvar is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 33.00 square kilometers or 12.74 square miles which constitutes 1.06% of Batangas's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 56,270 representing 2.09% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,705 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,417 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Malvar has 15 barangays as shown in the following table.



Growth Rate
Bagong Pook3.64%2,0491,9326.06%1.13%
Luta del Norte7.09%3,9893,05330.66%5.22%
Luta del Sur8.28%4,6613,68526.49%4.58%
San Andres5.46%3,0742,8697.15%1.32%
San Fernando9.68%5,4464,34925.22%4.38%
San Gregorio2.37%1,3361,13817.40%3.10%
San Isidro East2.85%1,6031,5245.18%0.97%
San Juan5.45%3,0692,9075.57%1.04%
San Pedro I4.35%2,4481,68145.63%7.42%
San Pedro II3.53%1,9881,49932.62%5.52%
San Pioquinto12.56%7,0685,22735.22%5.91%
Malvar Total56,27045,95222.45%3.93%
Historical population

The population of Malvar grew from 10,313 in 1960 to 56,270 in 2015, an increase of 45,957 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.93%, or an increase of 10,318 people, from the previous population of 45,952 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1510,313
1970 May 614,1693.16%
1975 May 115,5841.93%
1980 May 118,0282.96%
1990 May 124,2533.01%
1995 Sep 127,7712.57%
2000 May 132,6913.56%
2007 Aug 141,7303.42%
2010 May 145,9523.57%
2015 Aug 156,2703.93%

The town center of Malvar is situated at approximately 14° 3' North, 121° 9' East, which has an elevation estimated at 202.6 meters or 664.6 feet above mean sea level.


Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Malvar are Tanauan, Lipa, Calamba, San Pablo, Tagaytay, and Cabuyao. The nearest municipalities are Santo Tomas, Balete, Alaminos, Mataasnakahoy, Talisay, and Los Baños. Its distance from the national capital is 62.28 kilometers (38.70 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 62.28 kilometers (38.70 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)


  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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